S1 E3
Status
Ended
Network
FOX
SEASON
VIEW ALL EPISODE

Season 1  "Occam's Razor"  1x3

Aired 16 years ago - Nov 30, 2004

A college student collapses after rowdy sex with his girlfriend. While House and his team attempt to determine the cause, the student's condition continues to deteriorate and his symptoms multiply complicating the diagnosis.

Mouse over thumbnail for slideshow

Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 1
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 2
That's just weird.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 3
Who wants to do up the discharge papers?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 4
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 5
I am a board-certified diagnostician,
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 6
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 7
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 8
That's why you got the new glasses. That's why your teeth are sparkly white.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 9
I mean, I hope you got some specifics on exactly what was going on.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 10
Our treatment isn't making him better. It's killing him.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 11
It explains the cardiomyopathy, the pain, the low B.P., the fever.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 12
Cameron was right. No condition explains all these symptoms.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 13
That means that any two of them happening at the same time is a million-to-one shot.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 14
Hey, Mom.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 15
So, is that our job? House's puppets?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 16
You really think we're gonna come up with your mystery virus just by running gels till we guess it right?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 17
Brilliant.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 18
Say "Ah". Ah.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 19
I meant about Chase. What about Chase?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 20
Who told him? No one.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 21
Hey, I'm glad for the kid.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 22
His fever is gone. His rash is going away.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 23
I ran a T.S.H., T3 and T4. The patient's negative for hypothyroidism. I'm not talking about you.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 24
Don't look away. The space monkeys will be all over you.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 25
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 26
It's violent, it's ugly, and it's messy.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 27
Can you walk, Brandon?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 28
His white blood cell count is down, which means his body can't fight off infections.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 29
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 30
- The patient could've died. - The one with the pulled muscle?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 31
It's a game, and I'm gonna win because I got a head start. You are already miserable.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 32
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 33
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 34
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 35
which will result in abdominal pain, rash,
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 36
Occam's Razor--
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 37
You're the one he hasn't met. How can you treat someone without meeting them?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 38
Come on. Nobody's gonna be mad.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 39
If the prescription said cough medicine, that's what I dispensed.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 40
Can you tell this man what the pills in your son's medicine bottle actually looked like?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 41
- So, reality was wrong? - Reality's almost always wrong.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 42
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 43
- He can't tolerate any cardiac arrhythmia. Pull back. - He needs the surgery.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 44
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 45
- I should go. - You think it's gonna come out on its own?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 46
It's an MP3 player.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 47
Let's leave it a couple of weeks. He should be feeling better by then. Oh, wait. Which way does time go?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 48
- So, you get a new kidney every three years.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 49
your special boy is doing drugs. No, he's not.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 50

Or scroll and see one by one:

Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 2
That's just weird.
#2
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 3
Who wants to do up the discharge papers?
#3
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 4 #4 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 5
I am a board-certified diagnostician,
#5
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 6 #6 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 7 #7 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 8
That's why you got the new glasses. That's why your teeth are sparkly white.
#8
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 9
I mean, I hope you got some specifics on exactly what was going on.
#9
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 10
Our treatment isn't making him better. It's killing him.
#10
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 11
It explains the cardiomyopathy, the pain, the low B.P., the fever.
#11
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 12
Cameron was right. No condition explains all these symptoms.
#12
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 13
That means that any two of them happening at the same time is a million-to-one shot.
#13
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 14
Hey, Mom.
#14
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 15
So, is that our job? House's puppets?
#15
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 16
You really think we're gonna come up with your mystery virus just by running gels till we guess it right?
#16
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 17
Brilliant.
#17
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 18
Say "Ah". Ah.
#18
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 19
I meant about Chase. What about Chase?
#19
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 20
Who told him? No one.
#20
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 21
Hey, I'm glad for the kid.
#21
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 22
His fever is gone. His rash is going away.
#22
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 23
I ran a T.S.H., T3 and T4. The patient's negative for hypothyroidism. I'm not talking about you.
#23
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 24
Don't look away. The space monkeys will be all over you.
#24
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 25 #25 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 26
It's violent, it's ugly, and it's messy.
#26
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 27
Can you walk, Brandon?
#27
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 28
His white blood cell count is down, which means his body can't fight off infections.
#28
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 29 #29 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 30
- The patient could've died. - The one with the pulled muscle?
#30
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 31
It's a game, and I'm gonna win because I got a head start. You are already miserable.
#31
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 32 #32 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 33 #33 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 34 #34 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 35
which will result in abdominal pain, rash,
#35
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 36
Occam's Razor--
#36
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 37
You're the one he hasn't met. How can you treat someone without meeting them?
#37
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 38
Come on. Nobody's gonna be mad.
#38
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 39
If the prescription said cough medicine, that's what I dispensed.
#39
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 40
Can you tell this man what the pills in your son's medicine bottle actually looked like?
#40
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 41
- So, reality was wrong? - Reality's almost always wrong.
#41
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 42 #42 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 43
- He can't tolerate any cardiac arrhythmia. Pull back. - He needs the surgery.
#43
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 44 #44 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 45
- I should go. - You think it's gonna come out on its own?
#45
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 46
It's an MP3 player.
#46
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 47
Let's leave it a couple of weeks. He should be feeling better by then. Oh, wait. Which way does time go?
#47
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 48
- So, you get a new kidney every three years.
#48
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 49
your special boy is doing drugs. No, he's not.
#49
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 50 #50